Friday, October 30, 2015

Turkey Circuit - Work off Your Thanksgiving Meal

Update: Our trainer for this event is working on rounding up more help! Since the session filled so quickly, we're trying to see if there's a way to expand the opportunity and accommodate the wait-listed girls. If any moms are interested in helping out (we need 4 of you), please contact

Brownies, Juniors and Cadettes, here's an opportunity to learn how to do archery like Merida (foam tip arrows), climb rocks like a pro, and learn some key self-defenses techniques. This four-hour circuit will take place on Saturday, November 28th from 1 pm to 5 pm at the YWCA Camp Kokokahi gym. Each component of the circuit will be led by qualified instructors, and the program is limited to 30 girls. Cost is $20 for the 4-hour session.


Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Cookie Training!

Cookie season is starting up again! We had a great first night of Cookie Manager Training on Monday the 26th. If you weren't able to make it last night, you can still sign up for the last Oahu training offered tomorrow, Wed. Oct 28th from 9:00am-11am at the Ward Warehouse, Kaka`ako Conference Room. Register for the training on our website: Check online for neighbor island training times. Come and learn what is coming up this 2016 Cookie Season!

Magic Island Beach Cleanup on KITV

Manoa Girl Scout Marissa Andres' Gold Award project centers on protecting our skin from the sun. She and other volunteers from around Oahu joined together last weekend for a Magic Island beach cleanup and skin protection education event, and it was covered by KITV!


Monday, October 26, 2015

Do you Enjoy Being a Girl Scout Volunteer? Invite a Friend to Join the Fun!


Volunteers, listen up! Invite a friend to start a new Girl Scout Daisy, Brownie or Junior Troop, then once they do, claim your prize at

Sunday, October 25, 2015

JKCF College Scholarship Now Open.

Fall is in the air and the Cooke Foundation has been busy with two scholarship program applications that are currently live, and they are already working to launch the third one. Here's a brief overview of the three programs that might be of interest to our Girl Scouts and others:

For High School Seniors
College Scholarship Program - Accepting applications now through Nov. 3

For Community College Students Transferring to a Four-year College or University
Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship - Accepting applications now through Dec. 15

For 7th Graders
Young Scholars Program - Application will open mid-January 2016 and close in April

For more information on any of their programs, please visit:

Please note that they have a new call center for students, recommenders, and parents to contact during application season:


Saturday, October 24, 2015

Troop Leaders - Are All of Your Girls on Your Roster?

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We'll be rolling with Cookie Training this coming week, and you know what that means--the opening of eBudde is soon to follow. The best way to make sure all of the girls in your troop show up in eBudde, ready to sell cookies, is to first ensure they're all on your troop roster.

If you have girls attending meetings and you don't see them on your roster, please submit a Troop Transfer Request. You can find the request form at . Just fill it out and submit!

Friday, October 23, 2015

Join a Gold Award Project Presentation on Saturday, October 24th

Girl Scout Caroline Kodama invites the community to attend Bye-Bye Bullies Hawaii, a convention related to bullying prevention in Hawaii.  Attend and learn more about how we can end bullying in Hawaii.  Girl Scouts from around the island will be hosting booths and offering different perspectives on bullying.

Kutmaster Spaz, one of Hawaii’s premiere DJ’s, will be featured.  As a child, Spaz himself was afflicted with Dyslexia, and this led to him being teased and bullied.  Spaz wil share his story and talk about how he overcame the obstacles in his life. 
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015
Location: 'Iolani School, Sullivan Center, 3rd Floor Flex Space
Time: 11:00am-3:00pm
KUTMASTER Spaz Speaks at 12:30